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Excellence is THE trend of the '80s. Walk into any shopping
mall bookstore, go to the rack where they keep the best-sellers such as
"Garfield Gets Spayed", and you'll see a half-dozen books telling you
how to be excellent: "In Search of Excellence", "Finding Excellence",
"Grasping Hold of Excellence", "Where to Hide Your Excellence at Night
So the Cleaning Personnel Don't Steal It", etc.
-- Dave Barry, "In Search of Excellence"
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Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from
acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
-- W. Somerset Maugham
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Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you,
and just before you realize what is wrong with it.
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Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens
-- Aldous Huxley
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Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake
when you make it again.
-- Franklin P. Jones
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Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.
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Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
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Experience is what you get when you were expecting something else.
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Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye,
particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something.
-- Clifton Fadiman, "Enter Conversing"
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Fame may be fleeting but obscurity is forever.